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Privacy policy

The following policy sets out how Columbus Yachts ('we'/'us') uses and protects the personal information you provide to us through this website at www.columbusyachts.it (the 'Website').

We collect personal information from you if you use any of our online forms to register for services or if you email us your details. The type of information required will be set out on the relevant page of the Website and may include your name, email address, postal address and other details.

We may also collect information about your usage of our website (for example, the URL you came from, IP address, domain types like .co.uk and .com, your browser type and the pages of our website that were viewed during your visit). This information shall be referred to in this Privacy Policy as 'Your Information.'

We use Your Information for the purposes of:

  • providing you with access to our Website and personalising your visit to our Website;
  • administering, supporting, improving and developing our business and services;
  • dealing with your enquiries and requests for information or services
  • maintaining information as a reference tool or general resource.

We use cookies to monitor your use of the website to observe behaviour, compile aggregate data and provide you with a more effective service. "Cookies" are small text files created and stored on your hard drive by your internet browser software, in order to hold relevant information about the web page you are currently viewing. They help us to improve the website and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

Most browsers have a facility that will allow you to disable cookies altogether; please refer to your browser's help menu to find out how to do this or the About Cookies website which contains comprehensive information on managing cookies across a wide variety of browsers. Whilst you will still be able to browse most of our website with cookies disabled, certain features may not be available.

Your personal data is not sold or rented to third parties, although on occasion it may be passed to third parties for marketing purposes or to mailing houses or similar third parties who act as Columbus Yachts fulfilment agents. You can opt out of receiving these various communications, or update any of your personal data by contacting us using the details below.

You have a right to ask us to provide a copy of the personal data we hold about you, and where you do we reserve the right to make a small administrative charge to cover our costs of doing this.

The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to the website; any transmission is at your own risk.

Please note that this website contains links to third party websites and we are not responsible for the data protection or privacy policies of those third parties.

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement or any part of it at any time and any changes will be posted on the website.

If during your visit to our website you have chosen to provide us with personal details that data will only be used by us in accordance with our privacy policy. If you have questions about this privacy statement please contact us.